Through disruptions, higher ed faces questions, opportunities

On Wednesday, Pres­i­dent Aoun led a dis­cus­sion with former Tufts and MIT pres­i­dents Lawrence Bacow and Susan Hock­field, respec­tively. The three talked careers, dis­rup­tions, and opportunities–both per­sonal and for the higher ed sector in general.

President Aoun, HUBweek panel discuss the workforce of the future

We need to build what I call a robot-​​proof edu­ca­tion,” Pres­i­dent Aoun said on Wednesday. The com­ments came during a HUB­week panel dis­cus­sion about the role higher edu­ca­tion should play in building the 21st-​​century workforce.

Northeastern’s innovative partnership with GE draws broad national media attention

North­eastern and Gen­eral Elec­tric will partner to offer a new accel­er­ated bachelor’s degree in advanced man­u­fac­turing, a first-​​in-​​the-​​nation pro­gram. The part­ner­ship, announced Tuesday by the U.S. Depart­ment of Edu­ca­tion, is part of an inno­v­a­tive higher edu­ca­tion ini­tia­tive and gar­nered sig­nif­i­cant national recognition.

Northeastern to partner with GE in new federal education innovation program

North­eastern is one of only eight uni­ver­si­ties selected for the Depart­ment of Education’s “EQUIP” pro­gram, which is aimed at building unique part­ner­ships that lead to inno­va­tion in higher edu­ca­tion and preparing more Amer­i­cans with the skills required for the 21st-​​century workforce.

Northeastern partnership provides Boston Ballet dancers a ‘once-​​in-​​a-​​lifetime chance’

In May, two dancers in the North­eastern University-​​Boston Ballet Edu­ca­tion Pro­gram walked, in caps and gowns of regal black and gold, in the Col­lege of Pro­fes­sional Studies grad­u­a­tion cer­e­mony. “This pro­gram was such an incred­ible oppor­tu­nity for all of us,” says Boston Ballet prin­cipal dancer Kath­leen Breen Combes.

President Aoun forecasts a range shifts in higher education landscape

North­eastern is uniquely posi­tioned to be ahead of the curve as higher edu­ca­tion shifts to a learning model per­son­al­ized for each indi­vidual stu­dent, Pres­i­dent Joseph E. Aoun told the Fac­ulty Senate on Wednesday.

Northeastern convenes thought leaders to explore new national survey results

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity on Tuesday morning hosted a panel dis­cus­sion cen­tered on the find­ings of the university’s third national survey on higher education’s role in preparing tomorrow’s global workforce.

Most business leaders believe innovation is critical for U.S. colleges to remain globally competitive

A new national survey by North­eastern Uni­ver­sity reveals a con­cern among U.S. busi­ness leaders about the pipeline of talent pro­duced by Amer­ican col­leges and universities.

Northeastern celebrates scholarly excellence

Stu­dents, fac­ulty, and staff were rec­og­nized on Wednesday after­noon at the university’s annual Aca­d­emic Honors Con­vo­ca­tion for their extra­or­di­nary achieve­ments and pas­sion for their work.